“It's no longer about getting an opportunity. I think it's about making your own opportunities,” said Matsoukas.

Assemblywoman Angela McKnight and financial educator Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche worked together to draft and advocate a financial literacy bill that would give kids a fighting chance at the future.

No one writes with magic and sobering realism like Danticat can.

Described as ‘Cheers’ for preschoolers, Disney’s ‘Doc McStuffins’ is the best thing on TV for your precocious toddler. Here’s 5 reasons ‘Doc McStuffins’ is your kid’s best friend. She’s A Little Black Doctor Dottie, who aspires to be an MD like her mother, uses her magic stethoscope on her toys to make them feel better. Looking […]

Have you sent a text message in the heat of the moment while you were upset, but wished you could take it back? An app currently on the market can make it a reality. Former Spelman student Maci Peterson, created On Second Thought, an app that allows users to recall text messages before it is delivered […]


Let Girls Learn officially launched at a special presentation at The White House on Tuesday. Let Girls Learn is a global effort to promote education for girls and women because an approximate 62 million of us have had our education challenged. President and First Lady Michelle Obama stood with the USAID (U.S. Agency for International Development) and the […]

  2/27/15- Albert “Berte” Mitchell and the Winston Salem State University National Alumni present a $2500 check to the Tom Joyner Morning Foundation at the CIAA…

  Comedian/actor Affion Crockett graduated from Fayetteville State University and credits the HBCU experience as the reason he’s a comedian today. He talked to the…


John Legend, in a personal essay posted on CNN, expressed his views on how a less run-of-the-mill educational system would benefit the various interests of so many students. The empowering essay is a part of the larger initiative of Reimagine Learning, a $30 million ambitious project funded by the philanthropic New Profit. Reimagine will financially support this exciting academia movement […]

As if his son accepting a full football scholarship to UCLA wasn’t awesome enough, 20 of the players in Snoop Dogg‘s Youth Football League have…